Sonalde Desai (Distinguished University Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland and Professor and Centre Director, NCAER-National Data Innovation Centre, New Delhi) is a demographer whose work deals primarily with social transformation and its impact on the lives of individuals with a focus on education, employment, gender, and maternal and child health. She leads the... Read More
O. P. Sharma is a Fellow at the NCAER, specializing in primary data collection, field management, field training, coding and editing. He is currently working in the project ‘India Human Development Survey-III. Some of the other studies he has worked on include: Fertilizer Consumption and Quality Seeds, India Human Development Survey-I 2004-05, Rural Economic and Demographic... Read More
Dinesh Kumar Tiwari is a Fellow at NCAER. He is an anthropologist with rich experience of primary data collection of large scale social surveys, qualitative interviews and experimental data collection with special focus on field management, monitoring and supervision, ensuring data quality. His areas of interest include migration studies, ethnographic research, public health and experimental economics..... Read More
Debasis Barik is a Senior Fellow at the NCAER-National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC). His primary research areas include public health and mortality, migration, gender, healthcare financing, and environmental health. He is a demographer by training and has for long been associated with survey design and survey implementation. At NDIC, he led an experiment, which aimed at... Read More
Prabir Kumar Ghosh is a Senior Fellow at NCAER. Currently, he is involved in coordinating all-India level survey work and analysis of large scale primary data. His research interests include development economics, human development, income, expenditure, poverty & nutrition, demography, and budgetary analysis on social sector & poverty alleviation programs.
Jaya Koti is working as a Research Analyst with the National Data Innovation Centre (NDIC) at NCAER. She holds a post-graduation degree in Rural Development from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). She has worked on various projects at the institution, like “Under Nutrition and Public Policy in India”, and the “India Human Development Survey”, among others.... Read More
Ruchi Jain is a Senior Research Analyst at NCAER. She is a demographer by training. Her primary research interest is in public health, gender, reproductive and sexual health and migration. At NCAER, she has worked on various projects like IDRC, IHDS and Rural Housing. Currently she is working with the National Data Innovation Centre. Her doctoral... Read More
Anupma Mehta is Head of Publications and Senior Editor at NCAER. She leads the editorial and content writing team at the institution, overseeing the writing, editing, and production of diverse company literature, including digital content, newsletters, reports, working papers, press releases, and project briefs. She is Managing Editor of the in-house journals, the India Policy Forum, and Margin:... Read More